Zephyrhills basketball wraps up historic season

The Zephyrhills High boys basketball team’s historic season has come to an end. After reaching the state tournament for the first time in 50 years, the Bulldogs fell to the Poinciana (Kissimmee) High Eagles 70-52 in the Class 5A state semifinals at The Lakeland Center on Feb. 25. Zephyrhills (26-5) shot just 36 percent from the field, including a porous 1-for-15 mark on three-point … [Read more...]

Academy falls short in state final

A sluggish start was too much for the Academy at the Lakes girls basketball team to overcome in the Class 2A state championship, as it fell to Tallahassee FAMU Developmental Research School 55-40 at The Lakeland Center on Feb. 17. The Baby Rattlers’ full-court pressure proved to be problematic for the Academy early on, as the Wildcats faced a 20-6 deficit after the first quarter. “In the … [Read more...]